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Moderna Booster Shot Backed By FDA Advisory Group

Vaccine experts advising the Food and Drug Administration voted 19 to 0 on Thursday to recommend authorization of an additional dose of Moderna Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine, a key step in making booster doses accessible to millions of people. additional people.

An advisory group voted in favor of giving a booster of Moderna at least six months after the second dose, to adults 65 years of age and older, as well as adults under 65 years of age who are at high risk of Severe Covid-19 or serious complications due to their jobs, living conditions or underlying medical conditions.